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Samland: The Disneyland Story

November 07, 2013 at 2:00 am | 8 Comments

As many of you know by now, Sam Gennawey is set to release his next book, The Disneyland Story: The unofficial guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney’s Dream in the coming weeks.  Today we share the…

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WindowtotheMagic #394 – Disney Club of UCLA and ORL Present: Disney Legend Marty Sklar

November 07, 2013 at 1:00 am | No Comments

Paul and Jeff were honored to be guests of the Disney Club of UCLA last week when UCLA Alumnus Marty Sklar came to visit and talk to club members.  It was a fun event, it…

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Dueling Disney: Dole Whip vs Citrus Swirl

November 06, 2013 at 3:00 am | 26 Comments

Children and adults from around the world flock to Disney parks every day. Most of the time, the weather in the American parks tends to be on the warmer side, which often produces the desire…

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Disney News Round Up: Holiday Hoopla is here!

November 06, 2013 at 2:00 am | No Comments

This week’s round up is packed full of fun trip reports, news and interesting rumors. Kevin Yee and Tim Grassey weigh in on the billion dollar MyMagic+ project at Walt Disney World. Have you tried…

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9 Theme Park News Nuggets: Mickey Speaks

November 06, 2013 at 1:00 am | 1 Comment

What an amazing week in theme park news! From Mine Train’s to Potter trains, things are really heating up in the Orlando theme park wars. It seems that Disney may be getting the message as…

Communicore Weekly – Spaceship Earth, Amber Earns Her Ears, Monsters U, Astronauts

November 05, 2013 at 9:00 am | No Comments

Direct Link  l   iTunes Link Welcome to this week’s Communicore Weekly, where we talk about Spaceship Earth, Amber Earns Her Ears, Monsters U, and Astronauts! DISNEY HISTORY! – Travel through time and the history of…

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FASTPASS+ Limits Options

November 05, 2013 at 3:00 am | 59 Comments

In November and December, Disney is changing the way FASTPASS+ (FP+) is being distributed at Epcot. Previously, those staying at Disney hotels could make three reservations–any three for a given park (no parkhopping concept is…

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Universal Orlando Update: Jurassic Park Games Open and Opening Date for Potter 2.0

November 05, 2013 at 2:00 am | 23 Comments

We are back.  This week we say RIP to Halloween Horror Nights 23, as spooky decorations are removed and Christmas decorations pop up throughout the Universal Orlando parks.  We also take a look at all…

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Mousetalgia 263: Disneyland VIP tours

November 05, 2013 at 12:01 am | 5 Comments

Is a Disneyland VIP tour right for you? Mousetalgia reports from a full day of VIP touring around the resort and offers tips and advice regarding VIP tours, some of which may surprise you. The…

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Disneyland Update: Racers Fix, Frozen, Christmas Rush

November 04, 2013 at 3:00 am | 36 Comments

Welcome to the Monday edition of In the Parks and the Disneyland Update. Andy Castro and Dateline Disneyland are taking a much deserved break this week and In the parks is stepping in. We’ll check…

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Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast Episode 68. The HHN Audio Experience.

November 04, 2013 at 1:00 am | 2 Comments

Hello and welcome to episode 68 of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. We begin with the latest news from Orlando, including What’s Newniversal. We share with you the Mardi Gras bands, the new disability guide,…

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Join Us on the CommuniTOUR!

November 04, 2013 at 12:08 am | 3 Comments

Are you ready for the nerdiest trip ever?  Join me and Jeff Heimbuch, my co-host on Communicore Weekly (the Greatest Online Show™), as we take part in the Backstage Magic Adventures By Disney in Southern…

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What’s the Plus Side: Leveraging Next Gen

November 03, 2013 at 3:07 am | 63 Comments

“We have known for a really long time that getting our visitors to Walt Disney World to make decisions about where they spend their time before they leave home is a powerful driver of visits…

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Mickey’s Halloween Celebration Parade Wows Disneyland Paris Crowds

November 03, 2013 at 2:00 am | 1 Comment

Mickey’s Halloween Celebration Parade at Disneyland Paris is considered one of the best offerings during the Fall season. We have some great photos and a video from Max Fan, D&M contributor and Dlrp Welcome webmaster.…

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Disafterdark, Series 2 Episode 3 – The Piano Man and the Pub Singer

November 03, 2013 at 1:15 am | No Comments

Welcome back to our humble podcast and thank you for listening. We are joined again, by Tom Ameen. This week, Paul B is drinking Brothers Cider, and Paul D is drinking ‘Hobgoblin’, while Nick is…

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Hong Kong Disneyland Celebrates Halloween!

November 02, 2013 at 3:00 am | 9 Comments

Hong Kong Disneyland put on a spectacular Halloween this year. Alain Littaye of the Disney and more blog put this report together for us. Let us know your thoughts, do you see anything below that…

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Universal Studios Japan Update: Harry Potter and Halloween

November 02, 2013 at 2:00 am | 10 Comments

We are thrilled to introduce you to our new Universal Studios Osaka correspondent, Katie Fujihara, who will be covering Universal Studios Osaka for MiceChat.com. She has lots of fun things to share with us. Hello…

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Amber Earns Her Ears: My Secret Walt Disney World Cast Member Diary

November 02, 2013 at 12:01 am | 3 Comments

George: One driving force for Jeff and I has always been a steadfast honesty. Whether we’re reviewing a blu-ray or discussing a change at a theme park, we want to make sure that we present…

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Disney Legend Tony Baxter receives his Window on Main Street

November 01, 2013 at 11:59 am | 33 Comments

Who could have guessed in 1965 that Disneyland ice cream scooper Tony Baxter would one day have his own window on Main Street U.S.A.   A window is an honor only bestowed upon the most…

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Walt Disney World Pop Swap and Frozen

November 01, 2013 at 3:00 am | 15 Comments

Hello, and welcome to Dateline Disney World! This week, we’ll be looking at some news and construction at both the Magic Kingdom and Epcot. We have something fizzy for you today and something Frozen! Keep…